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Medical Term:

intermittent claudication


a condition caused by ischemia of the muscles; characterized by attacks of lameness and pain, brought on by walking, chiefly in the calf muscles; however, the condition may occur in other muscle groups.

Synonym(s): Charcot syndrome, myasthenia angiosclerotica

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